Hackers pose large threat to companies on Net
Source: West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Latest News Computer hacking is a growing problem, and a growing career field. The third annual Appalachian Institute for Digital Evidence Conference at the Marshall University Forensics Lab focused on hacking and what it can mean for those fighting crime. Vice President of Information Security with the Appalachian Institute for Digital Evidence is Bill Gardner. He is also a computer hacker.

A hacker is someone who takes technology and pushes it to its boundaries, unfortunately in common usage the term 'hacker' has become synonymous with cyber criminal. As a result people, say the word 'hacker' and everyone loses their minds. The law enforcement guys go for their guns and get their handcuffs out when they hear the word 'hacker,' Gardner said.

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